England’s Andy Murray says he is not reluctant to play in the Davis Cup Final in spite of security worries in Belgium.
The Next week’s final of Davis Cup will going to be held in Ghent. The city which is 35 miles from Molenbeek, the focus of a manhunt for one of the suspects involved in the Paris attacks.
The 28-yrs-old Murray who has been named in the provisional five-man squad for the tie said, “I don’t want to live in fear each time I step on a court.”
Meanwhile, the Lawn Tennis Association, British tennis’ governing body, said: “The LTA is in regular dialogue with the ITF on event security relating to the Davis Cup final. We are also taking advice from the Foreign Office and will continue to closely monitor the situation.
“The safety of everyone in the British contingent, including our players and fans, remains our number one priority.”
Besides British number one Murray, James Ward, Kyle Edmund, Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot are also on the provisional list for Great Britain’s final against Belgium, which will take place from 27 to 29 November.
Andy Murray also admits that the Davis Cup final pressure is all on him as Aljaz Bedene ruled out in hearing farce.